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Definition of Elder

Elder
Elder El"der, n. [OE. ellern, eller, AS. ellen, cf. LG. elloorn; perh. akin to OHG. holantar, holuntar, G. holunder; or perh. to E. alder, n.] (Bot.) A genus of shrubs (Sambucus) having broad umbels of white flowers, and small black or red berries. Note: The common North American species is Sambucus Canadensis; the common European species (S. nigra) forms a small tree. The red-berried elder is S. pubens. The berries are diaphoretic and aperient. Box elder. See under 1st Box. Dwarf elder. See Danewort. Elder tree. (Bot.) Same as Elder. --Shak. Marsh elder, the cranberry tree Viburnum Opulus).

Meaning of Elder from wikipedia

- Look up elder in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. An elder is someone with a degree of seniority or authority. Elder or elders may refer to: Elder (administrative...
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- Gaius Plinius Secundus (AD 23/24 – AD 79), called Pliny the Elder (/ˈplɪni/), was a Roman author, naturalist, natural philosopher, naval and army commander...
- in the family Adoxaceae. The various species are commonly referred to as elder, elderflower or elderberry. The oppositely arranged leaves are pinnate with...
- William Elder (born Wolf William Eisenberg; September 22, 1921 – May 15, 2008) was an American illustrator and comic book artist who worked in numerous...
- Laurence Allen Elder (born April 27, 1952) is an American conservative political commentator and talk radio host. Elder hosts The Larry Elder Show, based...
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- William Elder may refer to: William Elder (engraver) (fl. 1680–1700), Scottish engraver William Elder (Canadian politician) (1822–1883), Presbyterian...
- Edward the Elder (870s? – 17 July 924) was King of the Anglo-Saxons from 899 until his death in 924. He was the elder son of Alfred the Great and his wife...